16 March 2018

Network: dying for ratings

A theatre revival of the 1976 film shines a light on our mad media.

1 March 2018

Justin Trudeau: cultural appropriator

Has his ludicrous India trip burst the Trudeau bubble?

21 February 2018

Lady Bird: a grown‑up coming‑of‑age story

The real stars of Greta Gerwig’s teen film are the parents.

16 February 2018

Black Panther is not the first black superhero flick

The rush to praise the new Marvel film has created a bizarre cultural amnesia.

9 February 2018

Leave Tarantino alone

#MeToo is becoming a moral crusade against artistic freedom.

29 January 2018

In defence of Woody Allen

The attacks on him show how rash and dangerous #MeToo has become.

17 January 2018

Three Billboards and the new philistinism

Only a fool would think Martin McDonagh’s movie endorses racism.

10 January 2018

Oprah 2020? Liberals are losing it

Democrats are so bereft of vision they’re indulging desperate fantasies.

5 January 2018

Logan Paul: the sharp end of a detached culture

We live in an age when we’re more likely to film tragedies than intervene.

26 December 2017

The year everything was politicised

Apparently you can’t take down Trump without Taylor Swift.